Lady Cilento scoops awards

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Designed by Conrad Gargett Lyons (joint venture) scoops four Academy Awards

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The recently completed Lady Cilento Children’s hospital in Brisbane, Australia, received a total of four awards at this year's prestigious Design & Health International Academy Awards 2015, announced in a ceremony on the 18 July at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Hong Kong.

Considered by the judges to be at the leading edge of innovation in terms of both its creative design, its approach to health promotion and the way the hospital design had been integrated with the city, Lady Cilento Children’s hospital was judged to be the winner of salutogenic healthcare design categories, and highly commended in the categories International Health Project (over 40,000 m2); Interior Design and Use of Art in Public and Private Spaces.

Picture left; Stephane Vermeulen, Lead Judge, Ian Mitchell and Katharina Nieberler-Walker from Conrad Gargett and Stefano Scalzo from Lyons receiving the Award,

Other strong performers included:

  • the winner of Interior Design project: Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital, commissioned by Department of Buildings & General Services, Vermont, USA, designed by architecture+,
  • the winner of International Health Project (over 40,000 m2): Akerhus University Hospital, Norway, commissioned by Helse Sør Øst RHF, designed by C.F. Møller Architects,
  • the winner of International Health Project (under 40,000 m2) category: Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre, commissioned by Health Infrastructure NSW, designed by HASSELL, Sydney.

The awards programme comprised ten categories across the key areas of health design and built environment. The prestigious Lifetime Leadership Award was won by Mr. Edwin Wong.

Click here for complete information on all the Academy Awards 2015 winners